Maps are no longer static. Our maps represent the ever-evolving world, accessing, aggregating, and adapting anonymous data from millions of sensors and phones in real-time. Mapbox has the exciting opportunity to power devices and products across the next frontier in location-based data, such as Internet of Things and AR/VR.
Whether you’re watching the delivery of your grocery order on Instacart, looking at a gym on ClassPass, sending your snaps on Snap, tracking your personal best on Strava, monitoring your gas budget on Metromile, or checking today’s forecast on The Weather Channel, Mapbox is the location and maps within those apps. We’re changing how people move by live-mapping the world. We are the developer platform for location.
What We Do
The Navigation team are proud builders of solutions to challenges in the routing space for industries like auto, logistics, outdoors and more. We solve complex geospatial data problems and leverage algorithms and statistical analysis for use cases ranging from turn-by-turn navigation, to delivery route planning for fleets of thousands of trucks. Our services are at the heart of the operations of our customers’ businesses. We get people and products from start to finish effectively and on time, whether it’s delivering meals or going on a road trip. Our customers are primarily developers, like us.
What You'll Do
We're looking for a Drive Testing Specialist who can:
Drive test the Mapbox app. in Tokyo and nearby areas given a set of routes
Provide feedback by completing detailed questionnaire
Perform competitor analysis of local navigation apps by driving side-by-side
Carry out specific tests as requested by the Mapbox navigation team
Work closely with the US based team to help us understand what features are available in the local navigation apps, and documenting how each feature works
What We Believe are Important Traits for This Role
Bilingual fluency in Japanese and English (written and spoken)
Must have experience driving in Tokyo, familiar with local roads
Excellent communication skills
Systematic and organized
Either own a car (preferred) or be able to rent a car if required by law
Be available 40 hours a week
What We Value
In addition to our core values, which are not unique to this position and are necessary for Mapbox leaders:
We value high-performing creative individuals who dig into problems and opportunities.
We believe in individuals being their whole selves at work. We commit to this through supportive health care, parental leave, flexibility for the things that come up in life, and innovating on how we think about supporting our people.
We emphasize an environment of teaching and learning to equip employees with the tools needed to be successful in their function and the company.
We strongly believe in the value of growing a diverse team and encourage people of all backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientations to apply.
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